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  • Nameless

    The official pledge of allegiance salute used to be a 'Hitler Salute', The salute they were taught to give, with one stiff arm outstretched toward the flag. — Also, the phrase "under god" wasn't added until 1954.

  • Beth Cox

    Until Dec 22, 1942, this is how Americans saluted the flag, the 'Bellamy salute'. It was amended to the hand over heart method. I did not know this.

  • Jake Ebel

    The Old Flag Salute

  • Renda Lutz

    Until Dec 22, 1942, this is how Americans saluted the flag. It was amended to the hand over heart method. We can imagine why... looks like the Nazi salute, whom we were fighting at the time. (A history lesson I only received on Pinterest!)

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